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Chris Soules

Celebrity Chris Soules to join fifth annual Ladies Football Academy

Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
Christopher (C.J.) Winters

UI undergrad named top student employee in Iowa

Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
transplant operation

UI team performs center’s 5,000th organ transplant

Organ Transplant Center performed its first transplant, a kidney, in 1969
Leaders of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Organ Transplant Center announced Monday, April 13, that the program has performed its 5,000th solid organ transplant.

Transplants on Earth Day

Individuals who have received organ transplants at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will perform a transplant of a different kind on Earth Day, April 22.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/9/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/9/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
definition of anorexia

Study advances understanding of eating disorders

Gene loss creates anorexia-related behaviors in mice
Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers at the University of Iowa has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.

UI to adopt tobacco-free campus policy

Policy to expand current smoke-free rule, takes effect in August
The University of Iowa will be tobacco-free on campus beginning this August. The university announced on Tuesday that it will adopt a tobacco-free policy that will prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes, chewing or smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and other nicotine-delivery devices on the UI campus.